The ConnectWell Community Health Respite Program provides respite services to caregivers who need a break from the daily responsibility and care of a loved one they support at home.
Caring for a loved one with special needs can be tiring. We offer many programs for short-term respite, but sometimes you may need a little more time. We have respite homes located in
- Smiths Falls
- Carleton Place
All homes provide round-the-clock respite care in a friendly, family atmosphere.
Do you need a break from the daily responsibility and care of your loved one?
We are here for you.
The ConnectWell Community Health respite Program provides a wide variety of programming facilitated by qualified workers. Here is a sampling of the programming we provide:
Summer Day Camps
We offer a variety of summer camps including Autism Speciality Camps.
Respite workers accompany your loved one to community activities and outings.
Respite workers support activities for your loved one in your home allowing you to attend to other duties or just get a break.
Bus trips are scheduled to a variety of activities such as concerts, sports events, or museums. These can include families and siblings.
An evening program for teens aged 12-16/ Some of the activities include preparing meals, social skills development, scrapbooking, crafts, socialization or just hanging out developing new friendships.
An evening program for teens/young adults. Some of the activities include preparing meals, social skills development, scrapbooking, crafts, socialization or just hanging out developing new friendships.
Autism Saturday Program
Au-some Saturday Program is a specialized program for children/youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (7-17 yrs.) This program focuses on classroom based learning through recreation. It is structured to include fine motor/learning centres and recreation based activities.
Kids Just Like Me Program
Kids Just Like Me Program is a specialized program for children 4-6 yrs. with Autism Spectrum Disorder. This skill based program runs using ABA principles and guidelines.
For more information on Respite Services, please call:
ConnectWell Community Health- Carleton Place 613-257-7121 or toll-free at 800-667-2617